• Ephrata’s Kyla McKim (32) puts up a shot over an L-S defender during Tuesday’s game. McKim scored 13 points and snagged 11 boards but it wasn’t enough as the Lady Mounts fell to the Pioneers. Photo by Dwight Palm
    EHS girls can’t overcome rough start, fall 49-32

    The Ephrata girls have way of doing things in spurts at the offensive end. The good ones, like the 10-0 run the Lady Mounts put together late in the second quarter of Tuesday’s game vs. Section Two...

    • Posted January 10, 2018
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  • Photo by Preston Whitcraft Cocalico’s Tyler Keppley (12) makes a move on the Barons’ Carson Brenize during Tuesday’s game in Manheim.
    Fourth-quarter run helps Barons overtake Cocalico

    Manheim Central’s Jake Novak does a lot of the little things that don’t show up in a box score. Need a steal? Done. How ‘bout a rebound? No problem. That’s what the senior guard provided for the...

    • Posted January 3, 2018
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  • Dilyn Becker (12) of Ephrata dribbles past Elco’s Evan Huey during the finals of the Ephrata Holiday Tournament last Thursday. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Mounts cruise past Elco to win title

    For at least a two-night stretch, the Ephrata boys basketball team found its mojo. Coming off an up-and-down, seven games in 12 days stretch, which included a 53-41 loss to Cocalico, the Mounts had six days off...

    • Posted January 3, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Ben Fromm holds the banner, commemorating his 100th career victory.
    Fromm hits Century Mark: Becomes just fourth wrestler in Cocalico history to reach 100 wins

    When Cocalico senior Ben Fromm took the mat at Liberty High School last Thursday, he had a career record of 99-26. His opponent at the (elite level) Bethlehem Holiday Wrestling Classic was Parkland sophomore David Polanski. Fromm...

    • Posted January 3, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Trey Griffen (40) follows up a rebound for two big points during last Wednesday’s win over Ephrata. Mounts players Zack McGillan (44), Xavian Rodriguez (33) and Dilyn Becker (20) defend on the play. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Eagles handle Mounts 53-41

    After starting the season with one win in five tries, Cocalico was looking for any kind of a confidence boost to get things going. What better way to get it than by earning a big win over...

    • Posted December 27, 2017
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  • Ephrata winter track opens season at Ursinus Holiday Open

    The Ephrata Indoor track & field team traveled to Ursinus College on Saturday December 23 to open their 2017/2018 season. With a large field of competitors along with some quality competition, the local team from Ephrata did...

    • Posted December 27, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s Addie Landis (left) makes a pass around Ephrata defender Amanda Gauthier during last Wednesday’s game in Ephrata. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Lady Eagles stun Ephrata for first win of the season

    Shaking off a 9-3 first quarter deficit, the Cocalico girls’ basketball team rallied for a stunning 34-17 win over backyard rival Ephrata last Wednesday for their first win of the 2017-18 season. The win completed the evening’s...

    • Posted December 27, 2017
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  • Spartans deal Mounts first Section Two loss

    Ephrata was dealt a tough blow Monday night. And it actually happened before the ball was even tipped in their Section Two showdown vs. visiting Garden Spot. During pre-game warm-up, junior forward Xavian Rodriguez, who was coming...

    • Posted December 20, 2017
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  • Cocalico girls give Solanco a scare

    If you just look at the records and the experience level, the Cocalico girls basketball team (0-6 overall, 0-2 league) didn’t have much of a chance Monday night when they hosted Solanco (4-1, 1-0) in Denver. Graduation...

    • Posted December 20, 2017
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  • Fromm defends title at Penn Manor Tournament

    Twenty-eight teams from around the eastern half of the state braved snowy, icy and sometimes gridlocked highways Friday afternoon on their way to the 31st annual Penn Manor Holiday Wrestling Tournament in Millersville. When the six mats...

    • Posted December 20, 2017
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